Visitors’ non-gaming spending rose by 13.6 percent to 69.7 billion patacas (US$ 8.7 billion) last year, the Statistics and Census Bureau (DSEC) has announced.
25 Feb, 2019
Gaming operator SJM said in a statement Wednesday that it was saddened by the news of the passing away of fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld, saying that the Karl Lagerfeld Hotel at its under-construction Grand Lisboa Palace in Cotai will be a legacy to the couturier’s creative genius.
21 Feb, 2019
A total of 1.21 million Chinese New Year (CNY) visitor arrivals passed through Macau’s seven border checkpoints between Chinese New Year’s Eve last Monday and Sunday.
12 Feb, 2019
Macau recorded 1.048 million Chinese New Year (CNY) visitor arrivals between Monday and Saturday last week, an increase of 27.4 percent compared with last year’s CNY holiday period.
11 Feb, 2019
The Executive Council has announced that the government has drafted a bill regulating the city’s hotel sector, which proposes that hotels will be allowed in heritage-protected buildings.
4 Feb, 2019
Macau’s 116 hotels and guesthouses reported a record 14.1 million guests last year, up by 7.2 percent year-on-year, the Statistics and Census Bureau (DSEC) announced on Wednesday.
31 Jan, 2019
The Macau Civil Aviation Authority (AACM) said yesterday that it has approved 198 extra and charter flights due to the Chinese New Year holiday period’s increased demand.
30 Jan, 2019
Macau hosted a record 35.8 million visitor arrivals last year, a year-on-year increase of 9.8 percent, the Macau Government Tourism Office (MGTO) announced Wednesday citing official figures released by the Statistics and Census Bureau (DSEC) on the same day.
24 Jan, 2019
Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture Alexis Tam Chon Weng said the government was open to discussing lawmaker Agnes Lam Iok Fong’s recent proposal to charge tourists an entry fee in an attempt to control the number of visitor arrivals.
22 Jan, 2019
Macau’s top tourism official welcomed competition among airlines using the local airport, saying that it was “always advantageous to have more competition” as it would raise service quality.
18 Jan, 2019
A 47-year-old male mainlander died Tuesday after an argument which deteriorated into a brawl with two compatriots in a residential unit used as an illegal inn in Taipa, the Judiciary Police (PJ) said in a statement Tuesday.
16 Jan, 2019
Any attempts to curb Macau’s visitor numbers would affect the city’s international tourism image, Macau Government Tourism Office (MGTO) Director Maria Helena de Senna Fernandes said Monday.
15 Jan, 2019
The online global voting on Macau’s eight new scenic spots will start today, as the event’s organiser, the Chinese Cultural Exchange Association (CCEA), launched the voting website and social media platforms Monday.
15 Jan, 2019
Macau recorded 528,369 tourist arrivals between last Saturday and New Year’s Day, according to immigration statistics released through the Macau Government Information Bureau (GCS) Wednesday.
3 Jan, 2019
In the wake of the opening of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge (HZMB) on October 24, Macau’s visitor arrivals rose by 15.3 percent year-on-year to 3.26 million last month, while month-to-month growth reached 3.6 percent
28 Dec, 2018
By the end of 2018, the number of visitors having walked the streets and shops of Macau will have increased by more than 7% over last year.
27 Dec, 2018
The government Wednesday announced the annulment of the land concession of a long-undeveloped plot of land east of the entrance to the Governor Nobre de Carvalho Bridge at the northern coast of Taipa, which was initially slated for an “Ocean World” theme park project when its land concession was granted over two decades ago.
20 Dec, 2018
The Macau Government Tourism Office announced that it will install a number of robots that can answer people’s enquiries about tourism information – by listening to oral speech – in various locations in the city.
13 Dec, 2018
Macau Government Tourism Office (MGTO) Director Maria Helena de Senna Fernandes said in the legislature’s hemicycle Tuesday that the revised 830 million pataca budget – an increase of 176 percent from the initial budget – to revamp the Grand Prix Museum in Zape is due to the “most ideal” design of the project.
5 Dec, 2018
Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture Alexis Tam Chon Weng said in the legislature’s hemicycle Tuesday that he agrees with the view raised in civil society that illegal inns should be criminalised – by amending the law on the illegal provision of accommodation services.
5 Dec, 2018